Flowers

1.  QUEEN ANNE’S LACE

Long out of style,
Fancy elf umbrella
In the late December storm
Blown inside-out,
Only the ribs left.

2.  DAVID AND GOLIATH

Amazing little crocus,
With one hand
Lifting the immense heaviness of winter
Off the earth.

–January 26, 2004

(‘Flowers” appeared in the Winter/Spring 2005 issue of Poetalk, Berkeley CA.)

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Published on January 30, 2007 at 5:22 pm  Leave a Comment  

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